The Delhi government commissioned IIT Kanpur to conduct a comprehensive study to measure contributions from different sources of particulate matter pollution, and to recommend a time sensitive action plan. Source contributions vary between the summer and winter, with the two most consistent sources for PM2.5 in both seasons being secondary particles and vehicles. Prof. Mukesh Sharma will discuss findings from their study and the effectiveness of various pollution control measures.

Areas of Focus: Environment
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Environment
Producing and using energy damages people’s health and the environment. EPIC research is quantifying the social costs of energy choices and uncovering policies that help protect health while facilitating growth.
Air Pollution
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Air Pollution
Air pollution from fossil fuel combustion poses a grave threat to human health worldwide. EPIC research is using real-world data to calculate the effects of air pollution on human health...